Stent thrombosis

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39086.925718.1F (Published 11 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:57

Consider also low response to antiplatelets

  1. Andrew J Wiper, cardiology registrar a_wiper@yahoo.com,
  2. David H Roberts, consultant interventional cardiologist
  1. 1Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool FY3 8NR

    Gershlick and Richardson suggest that the increased risk of stent thrombosis in drug eluting stents compared with bare metal stents is attributable to prolonged exposure of the stent struts.1 We suggest that stent thrombosis is partly attributable to clopidogrel …

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